The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank - 87 79
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire - 0.085% 0.097%
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.78% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £380 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +12.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 -
Cucumber
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Development Applications Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
110 128 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 11.26% 10.82% 9.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 74 54
Average daily rate £328 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.48% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Average hourly rate - £40.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cucumber across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Cucumber Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Cucumber
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cucumber across the Buckinghamshire region.

Cucumber Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Cucumber
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Cucumber also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cucumber.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) GitHub
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Eclipse
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
3 1 (33.33%) Gherkin

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Cucumber also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cucumber. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Eclipse
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Test Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) QA Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) QA Test Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) QA Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Gherkin
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA